Take a Fall Train Trip to Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Roll through spectacular Colorado fall foliage on your way to Glenwood Springs aboard Amtrak’s California Zephyr. Now is the perfect time to enjoy the state’s natural autumn beauty and its hot springs amenities with a train trip that makes daily stops in Glenwood Springs. Fall colors are at their peak this month in Colorado. Cooler […]

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Colorado Summer Wind Down: Things to do in Before it’s Over

There’s still plenty of time to splash, raft, hike and engage in all your favorite summertime activities in Glenwood Springs! Sure, the kids are back in school, Labor Day sales are over, and leaves are starting to turn, but the days are still plenty warm in the Colorado mountains. In fact, late summer and early […]

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The Ghost Walk is back! Tickets go on sale October 1st

Glenwood Springs, CO: After a year hiatus the Glenwood Springs Historical Society presents its 19th annual Historic Ghost Walk through Linwood Cemetery in Glenwood Springs on Fridays & Saturdays October 18th-19th and 25th-26th.  Tours each night will lead you up the hill by lantern light to the old cemetery where costumed actors portray pioneers from […]

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Best Colorado Destination for History Buffs

Once a rowdy, frontier town originally named Defiance, Glenwood Springs often lived up to its rebellious name. From hosting visionaries and villains to witnessing triumphs and tragedies, Glenwood Springs is a fascinating destination for anyone interested in history. The Glenwood Springs Historical Society keeps the past alive for every generation at two locations in Glenwood […]

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Walk Back in Time at The Hotel Colorado

The New Historic Tours Have Started on Weekends and run through Labor Day Glenwood Springs, CO (July 22, 2019) – There is more to the 126-year-old Hotel Colorado than meets the eye. The history of the hotel is filled with stories that defy a natural explanation. In fact, there are rumors that some past guests […]

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Sopris Splash Zone is Making Waves in Glenwood Springs

Making a splash is what it’s all about at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort this summer. The venerable geothermal resort recently opened the Sopris Splash Zone, adding yet one more way for visitors to play in the water in Glenwood Springs. Glenwood Springs is the place where families flock to cool off, relax and have fun […]

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Events Ahead: What’s Happening in Glenwood Springs, July – September 2019

It’s time for music festivals, farmers’ markets, car shows and more! Fill your calendar with these things-to-do in Glenwood Springs. JULY Events in Glenwood Springs In addition to vaunted events in Glenwood Springs, mid-summer is the perfect time to play on the town’s two rivers. Go rafting and kayaking or fly fishing. There’s no better […]

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From Hanging Lake to Red Mountain: The Stunning Trails of Glenwood Springs

Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon gets top billing as a premier Glenwood Springs hiking destination, but the hot springs resort town also has a mix of lesser-known trails that offer visitors an exhilarating outdoor experience with spectacular views. Hanging Lake Trail Hanging Lake. The gem of Glenwood Canyon, hiking Hanging Lake requires some advanced planning. […]

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5 Child-Friendly Activities in Glenwood Springs

Kids just want to have fun! This summer take them to Glenwood Springs. It’s Colorado’s family-friendly resort town in the mountains, where you’ll have a blast with these five kid-endorsed activities. Splashing. Nothing says summer like water and Glenwood Springs has plenty of that! The town has two hot springs swimming attractions, featuring pools where […]

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Plan Ahead for Strawberry Days Festival 2019 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

It’s festival time in Glenwood Springs and you’re invited to the party! Strawberry Days, a three-day extravaganza, takes place June 21 – 23. Here’s everything you need to know to make it your summer highlight event. A Quick History of Strawberry Days First celebrated in 1898, Glenwood Springs’ Strawberry Days is the oldest continuously held […]